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NASA Plans Thursday Rocket Launch From VA Facility

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WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (AP) - A rocket carrying students' experiments is scheduled to be launched Thursday from the Wallops Island Flight Facility in Virginia.
    
NASA says students from across the nation developed the experiments through the RockOn and RockSat-C programs.
    
More than 100 students and instructors are expected to be at Wallops Island for the launch of the Terrier-Improved Orion suborbital sounding rocket.
    
The launch is scheduled Thursday between 5:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. Friday is the backup launch day.

 

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